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Eckart (Carl) Papers
SMC 0022  
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Description
A small collection of the correspondence and professional papers of the physicist, physical oceanographer and geophysicist Carl Eckart.
Background
Carl Henry Eckart (1902-1973) received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Washington University and a Ph.D. in physics from Princeton in 1925. He joined the University of Chicago as an assistant professor of physics in 1928 and remained on the faculty until 1946, where he made substantial contributions to quantum physics and developed the Wigner-Eckart theorem.
Extent
1.85 Linear feet (5 archives boxes)
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.